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Amy Deavoll

Amy joins QLess with expertise in digital marketing, communications, brand development, and demand generation. As a start-up veteran, she spent the last decade overseeing the full-spectrum of marketing programs for emerging technologies. Before joining QLess, Amy worked at OpenX (ad technology) where she established the company's branding as it rose from "scrappy start-up" to Forbes' 7th "most promising company" within three years. Prior to OpenX, she served as the principal marketer at eSolar (an Idealab company) responsible for the creative strategy to expand global awareness and establish the company's corporate identity. During her tenure at eSolar, she secured several high profile media placements in the WSJ, TIME, and The Economist, as well as features shown on CNN, National Geographic, and The BBC. Earlier in her career, Amy held positions at Yahoo! and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. She earned her Bachelors of Arts in music and conducting from Loyola Marymount University and the London College of Music.

Recent Posts

[On-Demand Webinar] Improve Campus Operations & Student Retention

Oct 20 By Amy Deavoll | Categories: Insights, Education

Institutions are under pressure to maximize student retention and improve the student experience while being resource constrained – leading to high attrition rates and dissatisfied students.

With enrollment on the decline, colleges are forced to create an environment to foster positive student experiences. In fact, students with high satisfaction levels are 80% more likely to remain enrolled and graduate.

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Expensive New Showroom Was a Waiting Room Before QLess

Sep 20 By Amy Deavoll | Categories: Insights, Retail

Johnstone Supply – a wholesale HVAC supplier with over 400 stores across the US States – is the top cooperative wholesale distributor in the country and a recognized national leader in the HVACR industry. 

Despite getting a lot of walk-in business from HVAC and construction professionals, customers often neglected to browse the store’s 1,500 square foot showroom because they wanted to secure their place in line. 

To address this issue, store manager Jake Bishop sought a solution beyond outdated take-a-number systems. While researching virtual queuing solutions, Bishop found QLess. After a swift and smooth implementation process, Johnstone customers are deeply attached to the QLess system, which not only makes shopping easier and less stressful, but also provides invaluable data for the company to use.

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Top 7 Reasons to Scrap Your Take-A-Number System

We’ve all seen those ticket machines labeled “PLEASE Take A Number.” These internationally recognized symbols of long queues are the best way to signal to visitors that your waiting room is about to live up to its name. They’re out-of-date tools for an obsolete system.

Technology is making all aspects of our lives easier and more efficient, and the same goes for waiting your turn. Here are the top 7 reasons to scrap the take-a-number system:

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